Start: I’ve been making polite conversat
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After refusing to believe that her husband’s first wife, Elvira, has come back into their lives
Start: I’ve been making polite conversation all through dinner last night and breakfast and lunch today--and it’s been a nightmare--and I am not going to do it anymore.
End: The first thing in the morning I am going up to London to interview the Psychical Research Society, and if they fail me I shall go straight to the Archbishop of Canterbury….
For full extended monologue, see:
Noel Coward. Blithe Spirit. Samuel French Acting Edition. London: 1941. pp.46-7.